KATHMANDU, DECEMBER 27
The grand finale of the fifth edition of the ICT Awards organised by Living with ICT, concluded in Kathmandu, on Saturday. Minister for Communications and Information Technology Parbat Gurung, Secretary at the ministry Hari Basyal, former minister Ganesh Shah, Member of National Planning Commission Ram Kumar Phuyal and CEO of Huawei Nepal Zhang Xiaojing presented the awards to the winners.
Among the various award categories, ‘Sanchai Chau’ app received the Rising Student Project Award while the Best Institution of Digital Governance Award was grabbed by the Inland Revenue Department.
Similarly, Nilkantha Upreti won the Pioneer ICT Award while Binay Vohora won the Entrepreneur Award. Meanwhile, Timila Yami received the Women in ICT Award and Gaurav Raj Upadhyay won the Nepali Diaspora ICT Award.
Likewise, the Digital Education Award was received by Budhanilkantha School.
The Ncell Innovation Driven Crisis Response ICT Award was bagged by ‘Paila Resister’ while the Start-up ICT Award was received by ‘Cryptogen Nepal’. ‘Hamro Swasthya’ app, meanwhile, received the Product ICT Award CPFDS and the Jury Mansion ICT Award.
Meanwhile, journalist Kiran Acharya from Karobar National Daily won the ICT Media Award.
In addition to being the main sponsor of the Huawei ICT Awards 2020, Huawei Nepal will provide Huawei Cloud to the top five winners of the Start-up ICT Awards, Product ICT Awards, Rising Student ICT Awards and Ncell Innovation ICT Award.